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In this episode, Blake and Pat Schwieters of JL Schwieters Construction near Saint Paul, Minnesota, talk about how their company has had great success perfecting and improving their framing products through direct feedback from their field labor.על ידי SBCA
 
In this episode, Blake and Pat Schwieters of JL Schwieters Construction near Saint Paul, Minnesota, share how their company grew from a small framing company to a fully-integrated contractor by gradually adding manufactured stair units, wall panels, floor panels and roof trusses—all to improve the efficiency of their field labor.…
 
On this episode, Gene Frogale, president of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems in Winchester, Virginia, and the newly instated president of SBCA, shares how his company continues to evolve their approach to wall panels and offering their customers increasingly better solutions.על ידי SBCA
 
As Vince Lombardi once said, winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Gene Frogale, president of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems in Winchester, Virginia, and the newly instated president of SBCA, shares how Lombardi’s quote relates to the component manufacturing industry as it relates to technology and innovation.…
 
BCMC education co-chairs, Dallas Austin of Big C Lumber and Zach Shepherd of Engineered Building Design, walk through all the educational offerings at BCMC 2021. From the big name speakers to the many industry veterans who will be sharing their perspectives and expertise, Dallas and Zach share what they see is the value proposition of the BCMC educ…
 
Greg Dahlstrom of Villiaume Industries, a US LBM company, and Mike Kozlowski of Apex, served as co-chairs of BCMC 2021. On this episode, they share the positive return on investment (ROI) available through attending the industry’s premier event of the year and share their “don’t miss” moments.על ידי SBCA
 
Jay Jones, executive director of the Truss Plate Institute (TPI), shares in this episode the ways in which the new partnership that has developed between TPI and SBCA will ultimately benefit not only component manufacturers but the entire construction supply chain.על ידי SBCA
 
Dolly Penland, owner of Business Results, LLC, and a workforce expert who has consulted the component manufacturing industry for years, shares her perspective on how employers can use some simple tools to enhance their hiring and management practices with better data.על ידי SBCA
 
If you are involved in the housing supply chain, the odds of you having a problem finding enough quality workers to do what you want to do is hovering right around 100 percent. It stands to reason that one of the most effective long-term solutions to this challenge is increasing employee retention. In this podcast, Jason Ward, a vice president at C…
 
Joel Fleischman and Jason Blenker of Drexel Building Supply in Campbellsport, Wisconsin, take a closer look at company culture and how Drexel has incorporated component manufacturing into its business model and why a recent $27M investment into robotics just makes good sense.על ידי SBCA
 
In this podcast, Joel Fleischman, president of Drexel Building Supply in Campbellsport, Wisconsin, and Jason Blenker, Drexel’s Off-Site Solutions Leader, share the journey that has led Drexel from a four-person LBM operation in 1985 to a 650-employee regional power that just announced a $27 million investment into a solar-powered, robotic component…
 
Chris Tatge, president of the National Framers Council and a veteran framer who has recently expanded his company, Dynamic Construction, into the world of turnkey. In this episode, Chris talks about how other NFC members changed the way he thought about the framing business and discusses the value NFC offers to not only framers and component manufa…
 
Most builders today are actively seeking ways to maximize the output of their onsite labor, and one of the solutions that has gained a lot of traction lately is turnkey framing. In this podcast, Chris Tatge, president of the National Framers Council and a veteran framer who has recently expanded his company, Dynamic Construction, gives his insight …
 
Ali Saladin, Director of Events for the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA), shares how she’s parlayed planning million-dollar weddings in NYC to pulling together the industry’s premier networking event of the year, BCMC, in Omaha, Nebraska, October 4-8. Ali also talks about what makes SBCA’s OQM so enjoyable to organize and attend.…
 
Molly Butz, managing director of the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA), shares the journey of quickly identifying and implementing the latest technology solutions to allow the association to deliver goods and services to the industry in a way that is efficient and easy to use.על ידי SBCA
 
Despite several headwinds, builders continue to be very optimistic about the future, which should drive CM growth opportunities. Roger Helgeson, president of The Truss Company, shares how his company has effectively used data to drive their expansion efforts.על ידי SBCA
 
Offsite construction holds a lot of promise for builders looking to do more with less. In this episode, Carpenter Contractors of America’s Howard Gauger continues this discussion by providing some examples on how his company, which controls the whole process, from building design, through manufacturing, to the onsite labor, overcomes some common cr…
 
Offsite construction holds a lot of promise for the construction industry and who better to give perspective on this topic than Carpenter Contractors of America, a company that controls the whole process, from building design, through manufacturing, to the onsite labor. In this episode, CCA’s Howard Gauger provides some perspective on how his compa…
 
Before Jess Lohse became executive director of SBCA, he was a component manufacturer (CM) with the heart of a promoter. In this podcast, Jess succinctly shares his vision for how the association can come alongside CMs and help them promote their products, expand their markets, seize upon innovative solutions, and benefit from the quickly evolving c…
 
Richard Langton at Bowermaster & Associates has worked with the component manufacturing industry for 21 years and knows intimately the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. In this podcast, Richard provides concrete examples of what component manufacturers can do that encourage insurance underwriters to provide coverage and/or give more…
 
Richard Langton at Bowermaster & Associates has worked with the component manufacturing industry for 21 years and knows intimately the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. In this podcast, Richard explores the ramifications of a hardening insurance market and how manufacturers should consider responding to it.…
 
Ryan Hikel and Jason Valis finish their discussion on how their two companies have learned how to leverage the expertise of the other and offer a collective solution to GCs in their market. In this episode, Hikel and Valis use a very prominent framing challenge to illustrate how their collaboration enables a streamlined approach to problem solving.…
 
Ryan Hikel and Jason Valis continue to explore how their two companies have learned how to leverage the expertise of the other and offer a collective solution to GCs in their market. In this episode, Hikel and Valis talk about how they were able to complete the largest affordable housing project in Maryland ahead of schedule and under budget all wh…
 
Bradley Hartmann, founder of Behind Your Back Sales, shares how companies can refocus their sales efforts to transform the relationships they have with their customers and create more dynamic sales opportunities that expand the products and services customers rely on them to provide going forward.על ידי SBCA
 
Bradley Hartmann, founder of Behind Your Back Sales, shares how today’s market favors component manufacturers over their customers, creating an opportunity for savvy companies to leverage their expertise and unique framing solutions to improve profitability and expand future market share.על ידי SBCA
 
Ryan Hikel and Jason Valis know they have a good thing going. Shelter Systems is great at making roof and floor trusses. Bruce Jones Contracting is awesome at making wall panels and framing buildings. Together, their companies have learned how to leverage the expertise of the other and offer a collective solution to GCs in their market. In this epi…
 
In this episode, we rejoin Dean Rana and Michael Miller who provide more insight into how they have convinced framers to move from sticks to panels. They discuss the evolving needs of framers and builders and how they have altered their wall panel business to keep up. Dean and Michael also talk about characteristics of framers who succeed using wal…
 
Dean Rana and Michael Miller have taken on the tough challenge of selling wall panel systems to Arizona framing contractors. In this episode, Rana and Miller give some insight into how they have convinced framers to move from sticks to panels and explain the value proposition they sell to the market. They also speak to how wall panels excel in a ti…
 
Steve Stroder and Shawn Overholtzer share how California TrusFrame (CTF) is partnering with their plate supplier and a framing contractor to solve the growing challenge of shear walls in large, wood-framed buildings. Steve and Shawn explain how partnering with MiTek to incorporate their cold-formed steel picture frame product into CTF’s wall panel …
 
Don Groom, partner and CEO of Trussworks in Caldwell, Texas, shares how he successfully navigated the many early challenges he faced when starting his own component manufacturing operation. He explains how his friendships throughout the industry played a huge role in helping him ensure Trussworks started on a solid foundation, and he gives advice o…
 
Austin Huskey, CEO of Huskey Truss and Building Supply in Franklin, Tennessee, shares what it was like growing up in a family-owned building material and component manufacturing operation. He explores what it’s like to be part of a national buying cooperative and how Huskey Truss is diversifying to stay ahead of the competition. He also discusses h…
 
Ken Kucera, vice president of installed sales and manufacturing for 84 Lumber, explains what has driven the company’s recent growth and how component package sales fit into their overall business strategy. 84 Lumber was founded in 1956 and operates more than 250 stores in 30 states, which are serviced by their component manufacturing plants, custom…
 
Margaret Whelan is the CEO and Founder of Whelan Advisory LLC, a boutique investment bank that provides tailored services to housing companies that are looking to raise capital or pursue an M&A transaction. Her firm has advised several innovative companies in the industry including Entekra, Raney, Trumark, ResiBuilt, and Innovative Construction Gro…
 
Art Schmon, a partner at Forest Economic Advisers, shares his perspective on wood-framed floor systems. Art discusses how floor system framing options have evolved over the years and the market pressures that have driven those changes. He also provides insight into what he expects will happen with I-joist and floor truss market share in the near fu…
 
Quality control and quality assurance are both important parts of the component manufacturing process, but what are they? How are they different? And how can they work together to make your manufacturing process better? Listen in as Jess Lohse and Molly Butz from SBCA staff talk through the QC and QA processes, answer the tough questions, and shed …
 
Hardy Wentzel, CEO of Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, explains what CLT is and how it's made. He also shares what prompted the original development of CLT and what is driving its current adoption in North America. In addition, Hardy explores how the 2021 model codes will expand CLT construction and potentially create more market opportunities …
 
Mike Bugbee, part owner of Oregon Truss in Salem, Oregon, shares his perspectives on the evolution of the component manufacturing industry through the lens of his long career at Simpson Strong-Tie. He explains how his relationships with early pioneers in component manufacturing helped influence today’s industry, and how his sales approach can help …
 
Gene Frogale is the president of Annandale Millwork & Allied Systems in Winchester, Virginia, and Jeff Taake is the vice president of manufacturing and commercial sales at Mead Lumber Co. with component operations throughout the upper Midwest. Listen as Gene and Jeff relate on how their organizations have reacted to COVID-19 and their outlooks for …
 
Mike Ruede and Scott Ward discuss the various challenges the COVID-19 Coronavirus has created for their businesses and what they are doing to overcome them. Mike is the COO of A-1 Roof Trusses in Fort Pierce, Florida, and Scott is an owner at Southern Components located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Listen as they share insights, best practices and the…
 
Joe Hikel and Steve Stroder discuss their reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they're leading their businesses through the various challenges they've faced in recent weeks. Joe is the CEO and President of Shelter Systems Limited and Steve Stroder is the CEO and President of California TrusFrame. They provide insights into how the remainder o…
 
Dave Mitchell is the general manager and Zach Shepherd is the operations manager at Engineered Building Design (EBD) in Washington, Iowa. Dave and Zach discuss how they are evolving EBD to grow while still retaining a loyal customer base in a competitive market. They also share their insights into EBD's business model and internal culture, as well …
 
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